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Hospital celebrates ‘Baby Friendly’ designation

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications St. Catherine Hospital’s Maternal Child Center recently earned a prestigious designation as a Baby Friendly hospital, an internationally recognized program that recognizes hospitals that offer the finest level of care for infant feeding, skin-to-skin contact and mother-baby bonding. St. Catherine is the second […]

Next Museum program to focus on area’s Mexican heritage

The Finney County Historical Museum’s 2018 Evening at the Museum lecture series will continue Tuesday, March 20, in Garden City with a presentation by Henry “Hank” Avila, focusing on southwest Kansas families who trace their heritage to Mexico. Now in its fourth year, the series features a different presentation on […]

Mule Deer Foundation banquet Saturday

The Western Kansas Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation is holding a banquet and fundraiser Saturday, March 10, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Garden City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets, which include a steak dinner, are $75 per couple, $55 for individuals and […]

Severe Weather Awareness week set for March 5-9

As the calendar turns to March it’s time to think about severe weather season. As part of Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week March 5-9, Finney County will take part in the statewide tornado drill by testing its tornado sirens at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 6. The Emergency Alert System (EAS) […]

Annual antique appraisal fair coming on March 10

By the Finney County Historical Society Registration is under way for the Sixth Annual Southwest Kansas Antiques Appraisal Fair, which is set for 9 a.m. March 10 at the Finney County 4-H Building in Garden City. The all-day show should appeal to people who enjoy “Pawn Stars,” “American Pickers” or […]

‘Southwest Psychedelia’ exhibit opens in Mercer Gallery

The Garden City Community College Fine Arts Department is pleased to present “Southwest Psychedelia” a mixed genre exhibition by Isaac and Shawna Sandoval in Mercer Gallery for the month of February 2018. For “Southwest Psychedelia,” they integrate the idea of space, family, place, and traditional Mexican, Indian, and cowboy imagery […]

Museum’s “True Crime” exhibit officially open

  A crowd of well wishers packed into the Finney County Historical Museum Thursday afternoon for the official ribbon cutting of a new, major exhibit that features items from two of the most notorious crime cases in local history. Entitled “True Crime, Solving Notorious Cases from Finney County’s History,” the […]

New exhibit focuses on notorious cases

The Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City has created a major new exhibit featuring evidence from a 1920s crime spree and a 1950s murder case that focused unwanted national attention on southwest Kansas. Entitled “True Crime, Solving Notorious Cases from Finney County’s History,” the 525-square foot exhibit is designed […]

St. Catherine’s Williams recognized with CPE award

Recently, Doug Williams, D. Med/D. Min, received the Dr. Richard C. Cabot, MD, award. The presentation, held in Jacksonville, FL, is awarded to only one recipient annually and recognizes “Excellence in Clinical Pastoral Education” (CPE). St. Catherine Hospital’s nationally accredited CPE program emphasizes developing pastoral skills and strengths. Clergy, church workers, […]

Accelacare food drive underway now

Accelacare Physical Therapy’s second annual food drive is currently underway. The clinic began collecting nonperishable food on Nov. 20 to donate to families of young children who receive services from Russell Child Development Center in Garden City. “We are humbled by Accelacare’s recognition of our community’s needs and their generous […]